So yes, it can be done in fcp 10.1. I had this problem just last night, editing portrait iphone x video in imovie.
If you only need text on.
How to make imovie portrait mode on mac. Fortunately, there are some helpful apps including imovie, quicktime and more that allow you to change the vertical videos quickly. It’s weird editing video that’s lying on its side, but i got used to it. I've been creating content for all types of in store displays and always us a horizontal 16 x 9 canvas and do everything so when its rotated 90 it will look proper.
Add the video to the timeline by drag+drop (make sure it is selected) select crop video and rotate left / right with the icon rotate exported video back in quicktime player if. Tap on the rotate button in the bottom left. How to make imovie portrait.
Launch imovie 10 and create a new project. This part of the exported file now fills the portrait frame fully. Using imovie, you can add various effects to portrait videos, merge multiple clips together, overlay texts, speed up clips, etc.
Then you rotate the title 90 degrees and position it on your video with the picture in picture feature of imovie. I added text and some simple transitions and they all worked fine. Another benefit of using imovie on the iphone is that the library is compatible with imovie on mac.
How to make imovie portrait mode. Rotate video in imovie to edit. There are quite a few occasions when i start recording videos in portrait mode mistakenly.
I have an external display hooked up to by mbp and have the rotation set to 90 degrees so i can see what the final output will look like. Of course, unless you want to add text on video it might be simpler just to create your movie in landscape mode with everything on its side then rotoate and save the exported video. So, you can start editing a portrait video on your iphone and then resume it later on your mac.
With your project open, scroll the timeline to locate the clip you want to trim. How to make imovie portrait mode on mac. With your project open, scroll the timeline to locate the clip you want to trim.
And once i begin shooting a video in portrait orientation, it stays in the same mode for the entire duration. Resurrecting this old thread since this issue came up again today.a relative was using my phone and recorded a video in portrait mode. She wanted to edit it later using imovie, but we found that the crop made it unusable, because the action was taking place outside of where imovie forced us to crop the image.
Here’s how i got around it: Launch imovie and create a new app preview. Then you can make a title on a transparency screen in a photo app outside of imovie, such as the preview app on your mac, and import that into imovie.